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and vegetables that feed america and the world. >> who else has worked in the field? >> reporter: we have found dozens of children born in the united states who work in the tomato fields and peach orchards since they were before 13 years old. some since the ripe age of eight. >> peaches. >> reporter: all of it possible because of an exception in u.s. labor law who allows a child to work the field even though it requires the child to be at least 14 years of age before he or she can legally work limited hours indoors a at fast food restaurant, office or grocery store. >> this is a national disgrace that we need to stop. >> reporter: that's why this month, a congresswoman has introduced the care act to congress. >> right now we have approximately 400,000 children who work in agriculture and they are not working on their family farms. these are children who are being hired to work on these farms. >> if it becomes law the care act would give the same labor protections to children working in agriculture as any other industry in america. those who opposed say it would hurt family farms and 4-h clubs.
and packing. the fresh fruits and vegetables that feed america and the world. >> who else out here has worked in the fields? >> we found dozens of children born here in the united states who said they'd been working in the tomato fields and beet orchards and everything in between since they 13 years old. >> i was 11. >> reporter: some since the ripe age of 8. >> i'm a preacher. >> reporter: all of it is possible because of an exception in u.s. labor law that allows a child to work the fields even though that same law requires a child to be at least 14 years of age before he or she can legally work even limited hours indoors at a fast foot restaurant office or grocery store. >> we need to stop this. this is a national disgrace that we need to stop. >> reporter: that's why this month congresswoman louis zeal has once again introduced the care act to congress. >> right know we have approximately 400,000 children who work in agriculture, and they are not working on their family farms. they use our children who are being hired to work on these farms. >> reporter: if it becomes law, it would give t
with history were not done. he came to america a decade later showing an interest and aptitude in science taking a job with grumman aircraft and landing a spot on the biggest project around. apollo 11, the mission that landed the first human on the moon. >> i was assigned to the propulsion group and we realized what a tremendous challenge this was. because at the time in the early '60s we knew nothing about space. >> reporter: a survivor of mankind's darkest hour was now part of its singular achievement. >> and they separate. >> reporter: he was on the team responsible for the rocket propulsion for apollo 11's lunar lander the vehicle that got the team to the moon but more importantly for al, got them off of it as well. >> i'm almost blue in the face holding my breath for the moment where it actually will lift off. >> reporter: until our interview he never put together his special place in history, his connection to the high and the low. the message to the rest of us? never forget either. >> the darkest day in the 20th century will and should be and must be preserved just as the greatest
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: but al's brushes with history were not done. he came to america a decade later. showing an interest and aptitude in science. eventually taking a job with grumman aircraft and landing a spot on the biggest project around. apollo 11. the mission that landed the first human on the moon. >> i was assigned to the propulsion group. and we realized what a tremendous challenge this was. because at the time, in the early '60s, we knew practically nothing about space. >> reporter: al keown, suhr visor of man kind's darkest hour, was now part of its singular achievement. >> then the two vehicles separate. while they're orbiting the moon. >> reporter: al was on the team responsible for the rocket propulsion for apollo 11's lunar lander. the vehicle that ultimately got neil armstrong and buzz aldrin to the moon. but more importantly for al, got them off of it as well. >> i'm almost blue in the face holding my breath for the moment where it actually will liftoff. >> reporter: until our interview, al admits he never quite put together his special place in history. his connection to the high and th
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